The delivery of palliative care to patients at GWH is supported
by the in-reach palliative care service provided by Prospect
The service provides advice and support for adults living with
an advanced and progressive life-limiting illness who are likely to
be in the last year of their life.
The Prospect Palliative Care
Team at GWH is comprised of nurse specialists and a consultant in
The team works directly with
patients and families, and indirectly by supporting ward teams to
promote individualised care.
Referrals to the service can
be made for patients who:
For those patients who are dying at GWH, their care is provided
by GWH NHS Foundation trust staff.
Please see Care of dying
patients - position statement.
Tel: 01793 605324 (Monday to Friday,
24-hour advice is provided by
Prospect Hospice - please phone 01793 813355.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll put it right.
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